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KCSMMHZ
Dec 4, 2012 2:00am PST
contacts or rich parents. >> the situation in hamburg is the same as in other large cities -- investors discover a derelict district not far from the city and renovate it. then they raise the prices. >> the financial crisis has made it worse. people invest in property. real-estate prices have never gone down here, so it has always been a good investment. >> the center gave in to appeals for cheaper housing and entered into an alliance for living. 6000 flats are to be built. 1/3 is low-income housing. with the population growing by 12,000 people a year, will that be enough? >> it should be enough because we will not stop building. it is not a four-year manifesto. it is for the whole time. >> all this comes too late for this woman who spends her entire income of 400 euros on rent, but she is still happy to have a room after so much searching. the time of uncertainty is over. >> i packed a bag, left my things at friends and acquaintances, and had to look for a sofa or bed to sleep on every night. i did not have a permanent place to sleep. i had to move from sofa to sofa >> many students an
CSPAN
Dec 31, 2012 9:30am EST
potential. now, it's also larger than the capital, damascus, not by much but it's a very large city. it's not just the second city. so has been a place where many traders and manufacturers as well preferred because it was historically quite a vibrant or because it was far away from the center where they might have a bit more freedom, even though that margin of freedom was not wide. >> where are you from originally? >> i am lebanese, but my mother is sick and spent an lebanon supported history, correct? >> right spent is there a lot of trade between lebanon -- how would you describe lebanon's economy? >> it's going to take up to saturday because the lebanese economy is really very difficult to describe the nominally it's an open capitalist economy, but the kinds of networks and crony network, that exist in lebanon, turned this kind of seemingly open economy into peacetime and created the situation where is there difficult to move up, hence, many lebanese, many young men and women end up leaving the country to find jobs elsewhere. you see them in various places in the country is very small.
SFGTV2
Dec 24, 2012 7:00am PST
-sized to smaller communities who have even fewer resources than the large cities, less expertise. if you take options off the table, it will be, well, what we've done for the last 40 years, and right now we have some real challenges. so any good manager is going to want to have a maximum number of options. allbee: you've got to have a serious conversation with your constituency about what it costs to deliver the service that you're required to deliver and to deliver the service that they want. paolicelli: and i think, ultimately, the responsibility is going to be down to the user of this commodity. it costs money to operate these systems. there's a need to continually invest in these systems. there's going to be new regulations. it's all going to cost money. allbee: for all practical purposes, people are going to have to pay about twice as much for these services as they currently do. because a lot of the pipe that went in, a lot of the plants that went in, went in with very sizable portions of federal grant money, mechanisms that are no longer in place. narrator: without grants, uti
SFGTV
Dec 13, 2012 3:00am PST
other cities and the mta points out los angeles, portland, toronto, chicago, tampa as some large cities that have sunday meter parking polices. the rationale for the sunday meter parking policy includes reduced frustration for all motorists. more successful neighborhood commercial district, which rely on parking available for customers. reduces congestion and all revenue returned to to mta. there is a question about how the meters operate if you have to run out there at noon to feed the meter and the answer is that the meters will accept pre-payment beginning at 4:00 a.m. and so you can make a pre-payment and then starting at noon, the payment that you make will take effect. and then there is the parking meter rates will be the sames on sunday. i included in your binders, there is -- i will put it on the overhead -- -- the sfmta is undertaking a public outreach program providing the form that i just put on the overhead. they are going to be printing tens of thousands of those. and have them available for local businesses to hand out to customers. there is also very similar design
SFGTV2
Dec 29, 2012 3:30pm PST
there because it was all sand dunes. people were pushing for a large city park in other places. it was a political compromise. >> between lincoln and fulton and the beach. >> you're saying, why did they decide that exact plot? they brought someone from new york to come up with a park plan. they eventually made it a rectangle. they had the panhandle part. the panhandle was the same with as golden gate park, but there was dealmaking going on between park commissioners and they decided they would buy the land and cut off part of the panhandle. >> the development of lincoln park is interesting. you can see the cemetery. >> on the map, it is a cemetery. >> what happened to that and all of the bodies? >> they decided around the turn of the century the land was too valuable to bury people. where uss is now there were four cemeteries. they moved all of the cemetery's out -- cemeteries out. the heir did not want to move one of the places. there are two people -- two places where people are buried in the city. the other ones were moved out. >> the big scandal of lincoln park, someone wanted
SFGTV
Dec 20, 2012 12:30am PST
we're not that unique. there are other large city departments around, not just the country but the world, that deal with multiple floors, multiple functions, multiple departments. >> example, in oakland, they only submit the job. san jose also submit a job. los angeles also submit a job. it's a little bit different in our case. therefore we are still looking, doesn't mean we give up the idea. >> great. >> deputy director sweeney, you were just going to say --. >> i think if we ever came across a system or heard of a system that's worked, bring it to us and talk to us about it. >> we had los angeles building and safety up two months ago and i showed them the fifth floor, they were very surprised about the ease with which you can come in. they say you make an appointment and you come in at 11:00, 10 after 11:00 and you meet the building inspector or the engineer, then you can go over the counter, but you have to have an appointment. second thing they were surprised about is some of the size of the jobs that we'll plan check over the counter. oakland, everything comes in and they turn it ar
SFGTV
Dec 29, 2012 1:30am PST
great city. we are a large city. i get to talk and write about the things we're doing, and i want you to know that the internment -- and permit, our commitment to greening are parts of what we're here to do because of the advocacy that you do across the country, keep of that work, keep reminding mayors like me and everybody else we have an obligation to take the greening ideas and put them into the urban setting. give our kids the chance to get dirty with their hands, but watch things grow as they grow. this is the only way i know how to run the city. i have worked in this alleyways for many years. worked in the dirtiest smelling streets of our city. i come out loving our people even greater. whenever graffiti we have is our challenge. whenever illegal dumping that goes on. it is the ability to excite and organize our communities around these issues that bring out the best of all of us. the investment in our neighborhoods is one of my number one priorities as the mayor of the city. and to have example after example of how we can unite more of our neighborhoods to make that investm
SFGTV
Dec 4, 2012 4:00am PST
properties would be eliminated for those city planning processes that have large areas over five acres or greater. and this, again, is our current practice, but it would be codified. so, that's the big change for e-i-r. for neglect dick murphy decks, the position for appealing these would be unchanged except for three changes. first a negative declaration could not be appealed through the board unless it is first appealed here to this body. currently that is not the case. this change aims to have c-e-q-a issues addressed at the draft stage as is envisioned by the state c-e-q-a law. second, i described the mailing for these large city-run five acre and larger projects. that same would apply if they were covered by a negative declaration. there would be no need to do a mail notice to all those parties in the [speaker not understood]. third, this idea of a consistent 20-day deadline for filing appeals would also be established for negative declarations. that's the negative declarations. now let's look at exemptions. the ordinance does increase noticing for exemptions. i think it's interestin
KRON
Dec 28, 2012 11:00pm PST
large city. that was j-r stone reporting. bratton also talked about instilling more community ------------------------ >> catherine: a woman who was gang raped on a city bus in india has died. the vicious crime has been protests have swept through india since her attack two weeks ago. and now indian officials have closed off access to the country's main government building in kron-4's jeff bush was at a vigil held today at the >> reporter: about three dozen protestors gathered at the consolate on arguello street just before sundown. many of them are indian expatriates and say something needs to be done to address women's rights in >> (protest organizer) preeti shekar: this incident is one of many that have been going on and we are here to say that violence against women is not ok and we need to do something >> manoj hergarwl, protestor: i'm a citizen of india and i thought i should be herejust, as a guy, i feel so sad and it is shameful what has happened people without ties to india>> marcia poole, protestor: india has tolorated the rape of women for so long now that the polic
SFGTV
Dec 26, 2012 10:30pm PST
large cities and i work with new york and l.a. and boston and we talk about what we're working on and san francisco is one of the leaders they look up to and how to do it and we are doing things on a national scale people are taking notice of and doing that and i heard a lot of talk, and i come from the private sector so when i first got here one of the questions i got "how
SFGTV
Dec 20, 2012 2:00am PST
to thank everyone involved,edth warriors, design team, large city staff team, and most importantly the cac and the community at large for working with us to develop and respond to a design concept in what has been a very short period of time given the magnitude and complexity of the project. and second, we want to make it clear that even though as you will see, there is a ton of work and thought, there is obviously put into the design so far, we are very early in the process and there will be a lot more evolution over the next year. so, by way of a brief introduction to the concept itself or the design itself, please keep in mind that this is a concept, not a finished design ferment however, pretty some of the pictures look, this is a concept. that means it's more about at this stage the function of the sites, use kind of a prosaic word, the shapes, the materials of the building are not proposed yet. basically today we would ask you to focus on whether the proposal succeeds in meeting the basic goals that we have for a development on this site. these were developed early by staff a
CW
Dec 5, 2012 9:00pm CST
capita than any large city in this country more than new york, los angeles philadelphia so it's not how many you have, it's what they do. >> what they will be doing with those hundreds of different officers was not shared with us today. gary mccarthy has placed 19 of the 23 police commanders since he took off one and a half years ago. families are suing an arlington heights nursing home because of what they say was found in a patient's ear. they discovered 57 maggots in this 92 year-old era the lawsuit for distress in negligence claims that if she would have been given her eardrops then they would have seen the maggots much sooner. mccann is an alzheimer's patient and she has been moved to another home. coming up, 27 days ago and still no agreements for the fiscal crisis but tonight small signs of progress. and house speaker john maynard discuss and the fiscal cliff and president barack obama suppresses his case today for a tax hike to help reduce the deficit. we are not insisting on rates just out of spite or any kind of partisan victory but rather because we need to raise a certain am
RT
Dec 14, 2012 12:30am EST
which is a very large city i know their finances are a disaster from reading your blog so what's what's the status there. so detroit at one time had a million three people in it now has about seven hundred thousand people in it they've walked down the infrastructure size the municipal infrastructure size over the years but really hasn't been reduced enough to be able for the tax base to support it they're running the city budgets about a billion three and they're running about one hundred million dollars deficit this year they've been in a ballet with the state to get some proceeds of a bond offering that the state doesn't state did on their behalf but the city council is just been sort of playing games and i think the governor there is fed up with the situation snyder and they just passed in legislature a law that would. allow a municipality that's in distress like detroit to either choose an emergency manager go directly into chapter nine bankruptcy or do a couple of steps that would allow them to manage through the you know their fiscal stress so what do you think it's going t
SFGTV
Nov 30, 2012 11:00pm PST
eliminated for those city planning processes that have large areas over five acres or greater. and this, again, is our current practice, but it would be codified. so, that's the big change for e-i-r. for neglect dick murphy decks, the position for appealing these would be unchanged except for three changes. first a negative declaration could not be appealed through the board unless it is first appealed here to this body. currently that is not the case. this change aims to have c-e-q-a issues addressed at the draft stage as is envisioned by the state c-e-q-a law. second, i described the mailing for these large city-run five acre and larger projects. that same would apply if they were ve
KRON
Dec 28, 2012 8:00pm PST
challenge of oakland. >> might challenge was that it was a very small police force for a very large city. we were able to implement change and that the crime rate has gone for 12 consecutive years. >> reporter: he also says that the public's opinion about the police force and willing to turn that around that around in oakland as well. j.r. stone kron 4 news. >> oakland is 400,000 it has seen the 130 murders. the most in five years. oakland has about 400-thousand residents. it's seen 130 murders.most in five years. one of every three-thousand people were killed in san francisco's populationit has seen 67 murders.that's up 34 percentso one in every 12-thousand people were murdered this year in san franisco. and san jose has nearly 1 million people. 45 murders this year, most since 1991. one in every 21,000 people were killed in san jose. all three bay area cities saw homicides increase this year compared to 2011. for comparison.we'll widen the view. chicaco has 2.7 million people.and 499 murders this year.that's one in every 54- hundred people being murdered.,,just a little better than oakland
RT
Dec 26, 2012 1:00pm EST
large city the resulting blaze destroyed neighboring buildings in lagos with the initial blast shaking the windows of homes several kilometers away at least one person has been killed over thirty if you treated for the injuries there. thousands of iraqis rallied against the shiite led government demanding more protection of rights for certainly the testers accused link isn't trying to marginalize them drawing the country it's a terrible conflict it's the third major protest in less than a week since the arrest of ten bodyguards of a senior sunni official the community launched an insurgency in iraq after the two thousand and three u.s. led war of shia majority. iran says it's preferred to conduct a week of naval drills now in the gas fields of the strait of hormuz in the persian gulf. missile defense systems will be tested and says it's a peaceful demonstration of iran's defensive capabilities promising it won't violate international law and will respect the maritime borders of neighboring countries. egypt's president hailed the new constitution as paving the road to democracy and urge
RT
Dec 7, 2012 7:00pm EST
there's a little bit of a large city they can think you can use for that problem oh or that or that benefit that they have that they at least still have health insurance yes to a tea party stalwart jim de mint ok that's it i'm outta here he's giving up the last two years of his senate seat to go to the heritage foundation because he says he'll have more power there more influence should any think tank the left wing right wing whatever be in a position of more power than a united states senator mark one of the more power the united states senator he must think he my guess is it's money he thinks in that position he can do more. things he wants to tell you in a million dollar your paycheck you look at a million years and that's that's the job you've got the think tank has the money the resources they have because somebody is interested in propelling those views that's fine and i was surprised that he decided to do this but there's nothing really wrong with this i you know if he wants to go and do this i don't think this really shows that the think tank has more power than the entire u
CSPAN
Dec 18, 2012 1:00am EST
, we are from every part of this great country of ours, every region, small town, a large city, rural areas, but there is something that binds americans together that i believe is unique among the nation's of the earth. we are celebrating a part of that uniqueness today. as we contemplate the future, let us remember that god has not given us the spirit of fear, but of power and of love and of sound mind. thank you. >> thank you, governor strickland. i now ask for a motion to designate the secretary as the secretary of the permanently organized 53rd organized a vital electoral college. >> mr. chairman, i move that the secretary designated as the secretary of the permanently organized 53rd board -- a high note electoral college. >> the motion has been offered. i am moving at the secretary be deemed the secretary of the college. >> i second the motion. >> the mayor of seconds. all those in favor, signified by saying aye. the ayes have it. i declare the secretary of state as the secretary of this college. secretary, would you please return to the podium? >> we electors are about to cast o
CSPAN
Dec 28, 2012 6:00am EST
a fairly large city talk about what he had learned as a mayor. he had been a central government official before and he realized once you got there, a central government officials do not understand a lives of ordinary people. and then he had to watch the proceedings and the process of drafting the local administrative procedure regulation and he came to understand the importance of procedural justice. that was one of the first times in 35 or 40 years of going to china that i heard a chinese talk about procedural justice. the term is in the vocabulary. i think local experimentation may have the least helped in the increment the building of the change of legal culture. >> that is supposed to be one of the virtues of one of the american federal systems. the laboratories of the experiment. one problem with having the population of 1.3 billion, it is a large population. one virtue is that you can divide it into provinces and you can have real experiments. try this over here and try that over there. that is a tremendous virtue. i read in your book, you have a tradition and that is that
SFGTV2
Dec 6, 2012 6:00pm PST
building a very large new city park 75 feet in the air it needs very large connections to it to ensure that it's well used and so there is so much to like approximate it and one of the thing though, i'm a little concerned aboutship inclusionary housing how it related on this site but it's not something that need to be solved now and it in no way distracts from our support of this project it should move ahead and it's a terrific addition to this evolving neighborhood and it's providing a lot of to the goals we have adopted to the city. please adopt this project. >> commissioners michael from construction counsel. i'll be brief and light i'm from a by trade i started in this career on high scale race and project and this produces -- [inaudible] of my kind and i have described this to a young connectionor at a meeting a couple of weeks ago and this is a probably we like even more and we are not the only ones who have enthusiastic about this and who have stuck it out and sat through the western gnoma plan discussion and they wanted to make sure their support for the probability and
CBS
Dec 1, 2012 6:00pm PST
though the district was spending more per pupil than large u.s. cities, almost $13,000 per student. but in 2009, washington, d.c. became first in the nation to tie teacher salaries to student test scores under a program called "impact." teachers rated highly effective can get annual bonuses up to $25,000 if they stay at that achievement level for two straight years, they can also get a base salary increase of $20,000. a highly effective teacher can earn $76,000, the first year, and reach $131,000 in just nine years. less effective teachers earn 51,000 to start and are fired if they get poor involveses for two straight years. this year, 98 teachers were fired for poor performance. but nathan saunders, president of the washington teachers union, says the system is unfair to teachers when many of their student have barriers to learning, such as poverty. >> the penalties are so immediate and so painful, not just immediate in terms of their paycheck, but also immediate in terms of their careers. >> reporter: in washington, test scores are still among the lowest in the nation, but improv
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